Next month Wellington's New Zealand Festival celebrates
its 30th anniversary with old favourites and some acts bound
to become new favourites. Rebecca Fox discovers a a
surprising number of Otago connections among the mix.
From more than 20 countries, 150 musicians including former Dunedin-trained composer Tecwyn Evans, the descendants of opposing forces in World War 1, have been brought together on former European battlefields in a concert-length filmed ‘‘mega symphony''.
Silver spoons, old metal cheese graters and grandma
knickers all form part of Dunedin contemporary jeweller
Victoria McIntosh's work. She tells Rebecca Fox about the
work which has been selected to be shown on the international
Not worried about descriptions of his work as ‘‘old
school'', Euan Macleod is looking forward to visiting Oamaru,
the first stop on a national tour of his work. He tells
Rebecca Fox why he likes to be called Australasian.